8 village accountants in the dock

Revenue Minister V. Srinivas Prasad informed the Legislative Assembly that eight persons, appointed as village accountants in the taluks under Udupi district revenue unit were dismissed for furnishing fake Pre-University marks cards at the time of recruitment. He said action had been taken on the report submitted by the Director of the Department of Pre-University Education, who said that the marks sheets were fake. Criminal action has been taken against them.— Special Correspondent